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Morley Agricultural Foundation Partners with AFTP and the University of Nottingham for two-day Experimental Design and Statistics Workshop

The AFTP were delighted to host David Jones, Farm Manager for the Morley Agricultural Foundation and twelve colleagues last week for a specialist statistics workshop at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus. The course was sponsored by the Morley Agricultural Foundation, who...

IFST Forum - Flexibility and innovation required for agrifood skills training provision

Flexibility and innovation required for agrifood skills training provision A forum hosted by the Institute of Food Science and Technology at the 2018 Food Matters Live Show in London highlighted the ongoing need for flexibility and innovation when it comes to training and skills development...

AFTP Office To Close Over Christmas

The AFTP office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday 21st December 2018 - Tuesday 1st January 2019 with the team returning to work on Wednesday 2nd January 2018. Any course applications, email/contact form enquiries and voicemails received during this closure period will therefore...

AFTP team up with Farmers Weekly to launch Innovation Masterclass

Farmers Weekly has chosen to partner with the AgriFood Training Partnership and University of Nottingham to launch a unique three day Executive Education Programme. Featuring experienced university and industry researchers and business leaders in the agrifood sector and beyond; the Agribusiness...

The Top Food Stories of 2018

Was 2018 the year of the vegan or the great potato shortage? This year saw an increased consumer scrutiny of how food is produced and manufactured and effects on health and wellbeing in the UK and around the world. From the sugar tax to Brexit food shortages, we take a whistle-stop tour of 2018’s...

Dominica Cocoa Project Update

#CocoaProject In September 2017, 'Hurricane Maria', a category 5 level storm and the deadliest of last year's hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season, struck the Caribbean island of Dominica. With maximum sustained wind speeds of 165mph, the hurricane caused total devastation to the country's...

Crispy, crunchy, crumbly, chewy… feeling hungry yet?

25% discount currently available. To claim your discount, enter ‘CRUNCH25’ into the 'Promotional / Discount Code' field on the 'Funding and Finance' section of your AFTP "Applications Food Texture and Rheology" course application. Click the 'Apply Now' button to begin your course registration. The...

Five months to go – what measures are in place to enable UK agrifood businesses to overcome post Brexit skills shortages?

The Brexit process is placing extra pressure throughout the agrifood supply chain, which is already grappling with a skills gap, concerns about access to continual movement for workers between the UK and the EU, and a shortage of skilled and unskilled labour. In addition, the UK’s world-class food...

New Two Day Course in Experimental Design and Statistics – 50% bursaries available

If you are a farmer, agronomist or researcher involved with field trials or would like to improve your understanding of crop trials data, our 'Statistics and Field Experimental Design' two-day training course has been designed for you. It will be delivered from 9-10 Jan 2019 by practitioners at...

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